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Howlin’ at the Moon featuring Carolyn Shapiro

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Howlin’ at the Moon showcases regional music from a variety of genres, providing an authentic musical experience for both audience and musicians. Music traditions are meant to be fluid and evolving, and Howlin’ nurtures regional musical talent while providing opportunities for cross-pollination. All in a 1760 Dutch Barn that inspires and reminds us of our place within history!

Carolyn Shapiro is an award-winning old-time banjo player and songwriter from the Southern Adirondacks whose sound is rooted in the old songs of Appalachia. Blending her sultry flavor with a traditional style, Carolyn creates honest music that feeds the soul like a good home-cooked meal. She writes songs inspired by the world around her with a unique voice that will stop you in your tracks.

In 2022 Carolyn was named Folk Artist of the Year at the Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards after the release of her debut album “Where I’m Supposed to Be.” Her second album “Take it Easy” was released on February 2nd, 2024. This 6-song EP is about learning to take care of yourself and finding joy in a world that is crumbling around you. Produced in collaboration with Jim Mastrianni, the album was recorded live with Connor Armbruster on fiddle, Oona Grady on bass, and James Gascoyne on guitar and captures the magic that can only be heard when music is played together.

Opening the night is host Everest Rising, a tightly-knit quintet influenced by bluegrass, Americana, rock, jazz and more. Together they create progressive acoustic music that is unique, powerful, and comfortably familiar. With a wide dynamic range, Everest Rising’s material spans from heartfelt laments to all out jams, all executed with instrumental finesse and thoughtful story-telling. As this summer’s host of the Howlin’ at the Moon Concert Series, Everest Rising aims to support an authentic musical experience for both audience and musicians.

Admission is $10 at the door (cash only). Beer and wine available for purchase.



Mabee Farm Historic Site
August 15
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm